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To the Editor:
—The approaching meeting of the American Medical Association, at which, by the way, I propose to present two papers, moves me to write to you on the subject of your methods (rules?) of publication, which I do principally from the standpoint of the reader, for I have no grievance to air, all my former contributions to your columns having been printed in the most satisfactory manner. But the present state of your coulmns, now, in April, publishing many valuable contributions made to the Association last June, and several extremely prolonged communications that have appeared during the year and which have probably been a cause of this undue postponement, together with the preliminary programs already announced for the coming meeting, give rise to the serious apprehension that if the latter are carried out and you are favored with other voluntary contributions extending over months, you will be completely
Suggestions Concerning Publication of Association Papers.. JAMA. 1898;XXX(17):994. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440690054013